Agilent Offers Centralized Monitoring with Wireless LAN Support

11/20/2003 - Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) announced wireless LAN (WLAN) support with a new centralized monitoring and analysis application for 802.11a/b/g networks. This new offering within Agilent's Network Analyzer solution family enables testing of WLAN performance and security, reducing the time required to deploy WLAN networks and to fix problems. By combining these new WLAN capabilities with existing LAN, WAN, and mobile technologies, Agilent is first to market with a single integrated solution.

"With the explosion of WLAN technology, our customers are facing many new challenges in securing their networks and keeping performance standards high," said Steve Witt, vice president and general manager of Agilent's Network Systems Test Division. "Our new WLAN capability gives network operators a solution to simplify the troubleshooting of LAN, WAN, and now WLAN networks from a central location. This capability, combined with our existing wireline network troubleshooting solutions, lets us offer the power, breadth and flexibility that network operators now require."

The Network Analyzer solution family also offers the following new functionality:

These new features and capabilities enhance the Network Analyzer family's position as the most comprehensive solution for all WAN/LAN layer 1-7 testing. Efficient troubleshooting gives network operators the way to solve the most complex network problems fast. Used as both a distributed and single-point test solution, the Network Analyzer solution family provides:

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About Agilent Technologies
Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) is a global technology leader in communications, electronics, life sciences and chemical analysis. The company's 29,000 employees serve customers in more than 110 countries. Agilent had net revenue of $6 billion in fiscal year 2003. Information about Agilent is available on the Web at

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